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She's authentic. She's thoughtful. She's articulate.
An 82-year-old cancer patient recently discussed with Dr. Gary Rodin, Head of Supportive Care at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, her decision to receive Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID).
"It's a personal decision," the woman, who preferred her name not be used, says in the interview.
Four days after the interview was filmed, she received MAID surrounded by close friends.
With the permission of the patient, the interview was filmed by the Global Institute of Psychosocial, Palliative and End-of-Life Care (GIPPEC) to further public discourse on an important and controversial end-of-life issue.
In addition to the edited video above, you can watch the full version
For a transcript of her edited conversation with Dr. Rodin,